Category Archives: The House

A New Perspective, Part 2

A few days ago, I posted about gaining a new perspective on housekeeping.  After writing that, I started thinking that there should be a follow up.  A Part 2.  Because the opposite can happen as well. Let me explain.  How … Continue reading

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A New Perspective on Housekeeping

Have you ever sat at a red light and waited, and waited, and waited.  Like for 5 minutes sitting at that red light, while you get more and more frustrated at how LONG the light is?  Have you ever actually … Continue reading

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Tip to a Weed Free Lawn

Want a weed-free lawn? Use this tip to rid your grass of dandelions WHILE bonding with your kids. Continue reading

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A Perfect Mother’s Day Craft

Need an idea for a Mother’s Day Craft? For you and your children, playgroup, or gift? Here’s a reminder of the Mother’s Day Poem that was posted before. It’s SO cute! Create the poem yourself in Word, print, add your … Continue reading

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Homemade Laundry Soap–Updated Recipe

This week, I made a new batch of homemade laundry soap. Now, I know there are hundreds of recipes out there, and people have different opinions about ingredients and methods. I’ve tried a couple different recipes, but I’ve found that … Continue reading

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Meal List

I’ve been asked several times in the past couple weeks for our family’s meal list. See, I wrote a list of all the meals we actually eat. Not the ones in the cookbook, not the ones that we’ve tried, but … Continue reading

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Backwards Trick or Treating

put a plastic trick or treat pumpkin on the kitchen shelf to gather lost and found items to be put away

If your little ones are like mine, Trick-or-Treating is too much fun for just one day. My four year old is so into it, that we don’t have to use candy. She likes it so much that she’ll do it … Continue reading

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Four Tricks to Save Time, Money, Energy, and Sanity

There seem to be 4 things that I never have enough of and always seem to be running out of: Time, Money, Energy, and Sanity. That’s why when I can stumble on tricks to save one or all of those … Continue reading

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Mess is Best in Arts and Crafts — But Not in MY kitchen!

We all know that kids learn by mess and play. But trying to convince ME that “mess is best” in my kitchen is a bit trickier…3 ways to keep glue, paint, and glittery craft supplies clean while the little ones explore. Continue reading

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Online Computer Backup: Carbonite

I have been married for almost 8 years. In those 8 years, we have had 4 computer crashes. Four complete computer meltdowns. Where we’ve lost everything. The first time it happened, I had just returned from a study abroad in … Continue reading

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